Welcome to Part II of our series on adult education in elder care settings! At Bay View Assisted Living (and at our sister locations, Mesa View Senior Assisted Living and Harbor View Senior Assisted Living) we work hard to incorporate adult education principles into our programs!
Every person on earth is born with a desire to learn. The learning process happens naturally within a social context and learning is an experiential process as well as a cognitive process. There are some important differences between the way children might be educated and the way that adult learners respond best to education. The principles of adult learning and education have important implications for individuals living in elder care or memory care communities.
Everyone copes with grief and loss in different ways. Many people report feeling numb after an initial tragedy or loss. But the emotions that come after that can be varied and unique. Some of the feelings people experience [...]
Paying a mortgage or maintaining an existing home while in assisted living isn't practical or financially feasible for many people. For those who plan on staying in assisted living or moving into a retirement home in the near [...]
Preparing your home for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can seem difficult and overwhelming. Most families like to keep their loved ones at home as long as possible, to give them a sense of familiarity [...]
Alzheimer’s disease can be debilitating and all-consuming. That’s why it’s important to do two things when you or a loved one has Alzheimer’s: find relaxation techniques to ease anxiety and find mental stimulation activities to help brain functioning. [...]
Alzheimer’s disease and dementia affect millions of people across the world today. Which means that it also affects millions of children: children who have to watch their loved ones go through the debilitating effects of this disease. It [...]
Her grandmother kept asking her the same question over and over. It was getting quite annoying. She was trying to be patient, but why did Gram continue to ask her about her school play? She’d already TOLD her [...]
Studies have proven that exercise reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. And not only that, but regular physical activity can improve the performance of daily activities for those who already have Alzheimer’s disease. Since there is no cure [...]
For those looking for ways to ease, and even curb, the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, there are a variety of natural methods to choose from. There’s limited research on the benefit of these methods, but many believe they are [...]